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The Britannia Bulletin
Life in Roman Britain

Duncan MacDonald     
Jakarta   1  October 2017      
Reviewed   3  October  2018       
 Roman Britain (AD 43-409 ) We look at life in Britannia through the eyes of Roman legionairs and Britons during the Roman occupation of the first hundred years.
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                                    Astutus ~ Company Clerk

Germania Superior village                Germania Superior ~ village 26 CE

Germanic Superior ~ house                Germania Superior ~ house

Roman midwife
      Roman wet nurse with Legionaires escort from Germania Superior (southwest Germany, Switzerland & eastern France)  to Rome

Battle of Teutoburg    Battle of Teurtoburg Forest - The Romans made a desperate attempt to storm the Germanic wall

               Claudius found by the Praetorian Guard hiding behind a curtain

Training          New recruits basic training

Raiding party
      Trainees of the Blue team leaving on their Simulated Raid

Roman Trireme   Everyone was standing and looking at the heavens. Astutus was astounded to see a very bright object streaming overhead in the sky. It was called a ‘shooting star’
Roman elephants          Roman elephants accopmpany Emperor Claudius in Britannia invasion

Claudius Colechester
         Emperor Claudius entering Camulodunum – (Colchester) 43 CE

Romans attacking hill fort             Summer 44 CE Vespasian captures the Dorset hill forts

Caratacus             Caratacus leading Ordovices tribes in Wales against the Romans
Caratacus handover             Caratacus handed over to Romans by Queen of Brigantes

Druids with female Furies            Druids with Female Furies on Anglesey 61 CE

Temple attack   Boudicca's Britons attack and destroy the temple of Claudius at Colchester-Camulodunum 61 CE

Boudicca   Boudicca standing on her chariot encourages her great hoard for a frontal attack on Suetonius Paulinus's legionnaires 61 CE

Britannica tribal areas                                                                     Britannic Tribal Areas

                  Roman Legionair
                                     Roman Legionair (Mish)

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British Celtic Woman                                  British Celtic Woman

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Celtic farm
     Celtic farm

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